Category: Church

Building Church Health in Surprising Places: A True Story

Dr. William H. Day, Jr. serves as the Gurney Professor of Evangelism and Church Health, and as Associate Director of the Leavell Center for Evangelism and Church Health, at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. He also serves as Pastor of Parkview Baptist Church in Metairie, Louisiana. Rev. Smith* was excited. His church was growing. People […]

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What Makes Small Churches Great Churches:
Part 3: Unity

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What Makes Small Churches Great Churches:
Part 3: Unity

Dr. Thomas Douglas Pastor Parkway Baptist Church Kansas City, KS This is the fourth article in the series on the importance of small churches. The previous articles are: The Introduction (an overview and rationale for the series) Part 1: Truth (an overview and rationale for the series) Part 2: Mature Love (the imperative of having […]

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What Makes Small Churches Great Churches:
Part 2: Mature Love

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What Makes Small Churches Great Churches:
Part 2: Mature Love

Dr. Thomas Douglas Pastor Parkway Baptist Church Kansas City, KS This is the third article in the series on the importance of small churches. The introduction article presented the reason for the series, and part 1 dealt with the foundational truth of the gospel and the Bible. To read these articles, click on the linked […]

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Pastor Search Committee 101
Part 3: Help! I’m a New Pastor and Don’t Know How to Deal With Search Committees

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Pastor Search Committee 101
Part 3: Help! I’m a New Pastor and Don’t Know How to Deal With Search Committees

By Joe McKeever, Preacher, Cartoonist, Pastor, and retired Director of Missions at the Baptist Association of Greater New Orleans. This is the third article of a three part series that deals with pastor’s search committees. The previous articles are: Part 1: What That Pastor Search Committee is Looking For Part 2: The Pastor and Wife […]

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What Makes Small Churches Great Churches:
Part 1: Truth

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What Makes Small Churches Great Churches:
Part 1: Truth

Dr. Thomas Douglas Pastor Parkway Baptist Church Kansas City, KS Small churches are not great simply because of their numerical limitations, no more than large churches are great because of the number of heads in the pews. One can attend a church of any size that is unhealthy and detrimental to the cause of Christ. […]

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